when we think of rage, we summon our mother. unsullied memories of her barefoot & bloated, knifing the air beneath our father’s scraggly chin, making crazy look sacrosanct in the flouro light. “there was a time when sexual harassment was a compliment,” our mother says, brushing the blue out of her eyes. how provocative. how… Continue reading swamped – mud howard
all the dark singing in a house empty of bodies I know every noisy board & corner of furniture I made this place I never know how long a thing lasts or much of what to say unless it doesn’t matter in which case I am at my most eloquent I stoke a fire forgiving… Continue reading Valuable – Nathan Wade Carter
if you call me fruit I say thank you pebble edged off a cliff a quick cheeky kiss goodbye I leave the company of a sparkler vacuum of sky and sea and these in loops of moon we drift because nothing is stationary Nathan Wade Carter is a queer, grey-a poet, musician,… Continue reading Of Moon – Nathan Wade Carter
my feelings an air-horn I want to burrow go blind descend how many miles of dirt until I am insulated from violence sonic knifey questions too small to read which is what I’m trying to be they say love will come to you but I am tired thin veils overripe tomatoes immeshed ego dogs I… Continue reading knifey – Nathan Wade Carter
Slimy-capped loghugger inky, oceanic hues indigestible blues and grays cap like a domed jelly, slick and submersed Blanchbone forest coral notable for upthrust extensions, defiant of its habitat where things become soil as soon as possible [see, e.g., old man's beard, lignous lichen, overbent hemlock] Rosy bruisecap nearly always an incomplete toadstool, it's said that… Continue reading Mushrooms – Ian Carr
C. Zadaigh started drawing comics ten years ago and is finally getting good at it. She's currently working on a children's book and contemplating the YA graphic novel about robots she'll eventually get around to. C. Zadaigh lives in New England.
Liz Yerby is a mouse and a mess. They are also a graduate of the IPRC comics certificate program. They regularly contribute to Vision Quest, and recently put out City Mouse, a 400-page book of diary comics about being queer and having anxiety. More of their art can be found at lizyerby.com. … Continue reading Comics – Liz Yerby